I want to know whose account does Nintex use to trigger schedule workflows?
And is it possible I can change it to use 'Site Collection Adminstrator' account?
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I believe scheduled workflows run under the OWSTimer service account, which can typically be the farm or system account. But all user initiated workflows run under the user's context.
For scheduled workflows, that makes sense. But know this is unlike FLOW in O365, where ALL service related or long living workflows should be published using a service account. It's a great feature that Nintex workflows that are created on lists and libraries do not require service accounts to publish those workflows as they will always run under the initiator context. So if you publish a workflow, then leave the company, the workflow can still run on lists and libraries.